This health structure has the particularity of treating free of charge the poorest people in the capital Kinshasa, Congo, which has one of the highest death rates from tropical diseases in Africa.
“For the moment, we can accommodate 300 people per day,” said Indian businessman Harish Jagtani, owner of this new clinic that opened in Kinshasa on March 26, 2023.
At least three-quarters of the population of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are poor. How do you check the eligibility of poor patients?
For appropriate care such as dialysis or eye surgery, we have a team that makes an investigation, normally. “We can’t take care of rich people,” explained Gaétan Malu, the operations manager for the clinic, interviewed by Rfi.